Print ‘Habit of ye Cape de Verde Negros’ @1745-1747

Print with two images:

Arabs & Moors riding on their Camels, Oxen & Horses with their Gum Arabic & other Goods to sell at SANAGA RiverandHabit of ye Cape de Verde Negros

Plate 156, No. 90, Vol 2, p. 360.

Copper engraved print on laid paper.

Nice copy. Strong impression. Slight paper wrinkling at bottom. Light toning spot left side. Back has light brown transfer from image on next page of book.

21 X 25.75 cm

 

From set of 4-volume travel books, A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels published by Thomas Astley (d. 1759), a bookseller and publisher in London during the 18th century, and compiled by John Green (d. 1757).  This print is from Volume 2, Voyages and travels along the western coast of Africa, 1637-1735. Voyages and travels to Guinea and Benin, 1666-1726. Description of Guinea